When even Ke$ha thinks that today’s starlets dress like hussies, it’s clear that a cultural shift is just over the horizon. Fortunately, Derek. Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady. Derek Blasberg, Razorbill, $ paper (p) ISBN Derek Blasberg is a writer, editor and New York Times best-selling author. humorous essays about modern etiquette called “Classy: Exceptional Advice for the.

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I guess what Derek is trying to say is that it’s easy to be classy if you compare yourself to a drug addict, poverty stricken, mentally Ill, or handicap person. I also found the fact that he kept talking about his ‘famous friends’ annoying.

blasherg This is the only book I’ve ever thrown out after reading There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I just found it after 7 years and my now-feminist, socially aware self couldn’t be more horrified by the content. And there’s nothing fashionable about that.

Jul 16, Kaleigh rated it did not like it. This book is an extremely sad representation of the kind of “literature” that is negatively impacting young girls from a relatively notable writer in fashion circles.

Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady

Apparently, there are only 4 different combos of complections I doubt his audience does. Blasberg is unashamedly vain and drops the names of his celebrity friends where ever he can. He gives a candid perspective on how to style yourself, how to act in the company of others and how to avoid or at least be able to recover from gaffes, other embarrassing situations and temptations. Derek might be a pretty cool and entertaining guy I did like his party suggestions and did think his inspirations worth researchingbut I found it pretty hard to stomach the half page personal story before coming to even a glimmer of actual advice.


This week i’m thinking i’m going to elaborate more on my thinking through out the book and how it’s varied within time.

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I can honestly say that I’ve enjoyed this book from the moment I opened it!! She’s never the last to leave. Not a bad start, but the tone is similar: I’m glad I didn’t buy it and just picked it up at the library but it’s still very funny. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sep 13, Priscillia Sidharta rated it liked it. Suka banget saat di akhir proses menjadi “lady” bahwa harus banyak membaca buku May 28, Kimberly Halverson rated it really liked it.

However, I ended up reading it anyway because my sister managed to talk me into it. Blasberg currently lives in New York City with a dachshund named Monster.

May 28, Alicia rated it liked it Shelves: I really love Derek Blasberg’s commentary on everything and I always enjoy name dropping.

I’m tempted to give an extra star for the revelation that Derek Blasberg’s feelings were hurt when some random on the internet called him Derek Assberg, but since all the sexist, antiquated nonsense in this book irritated me so much, I’m sticking with a two star rating. Moreover, this book is the kind that you can read for a while in the car, or for a few moments during a work break because it is not a story.

May 03, Christy Cole rated it it was amazing.

Aug 16, Nabilah rated it it was amazing. The author seemed to write his book in a very judgmental and opinionated way. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’m a big fan of Derek Blasberg. Forget Park Avenue pearls and headbands, this book gives today’s modern girl a chic and non-matronly approach to being a lady.

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Its a fun like girly book that i can pick up and read whenever i have a few minutes.

Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady by Derek Blasberg

blasbsrg Jul 10, Teddyhennessyyahoo. Otherwise, I’m afraid you’re out of luck. Share your thoughts with other customers. Bought this book in a thrift shop in Michigan. While this is understandably annoying to some readers and to me sometimesI felt that this made him realistic and relatable I mean, who wouldn’t tell ev You must pick up this book knowing that it instructs you on how to be Blasberg’s definition of ‘classy’.

And my chronic fatigue syndrome prevents me from working out at the gym blasbrrg keeping the house dust-free and tidy, so I did feel he was a little out of touch with the common person for instance by recommending travelling coach to save money I wouldn’t consider any other option. Write a customer review. But for the most part, the information I find very applicable blsberg my life.

Very Classy by Derek Blasberg

Grade 10 Up—This guide provides wise yet hip advice on dedek an “extremely modern” young woman can clasys a lady and avoid being a “tramp,” but it is so much more. Paperbackpages. Left feeling like you can be doing something more productive than reading some book all night.

I also thought that some of the comments were geared towards the wealthy high-end California party hoppers. This book actually filled me with rage.